Dixie Darlene Wise (74) of Charleston

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Published on July 11 2014 8:15 am

Dixie Darlene Wise, 74, of Charleston died at 12:10am Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Charleston.

Funeral services will be held at 11am Monday, July 14 at the Cummins Church in Rose Hill. Arrangements are in the care of Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.

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Dixie was born on July 24, 1939 in Marion, IN the daughter of Basil and Elizabeth (Smith) Bosworth, Sr.  She married Hugh Forest Wise on February 28, 1958 in Marion, IN. Dixie was a loving wife and mother.  She enjoyed playing softball with her children when they were young and enjoyed camping with their families when they were grown.  Dixie also enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing cards but most of all she loved to play Bingo. 

Dixie is survived by: Husband of 56 years- Hugh Wise of Charleston, IL...5 Children- Debra Sue (Tim) Sapp of Ethel, LA, Michael Hugh (Jeanne) Wise of Lewisburg, TN, Tony Allen (Judy) Wise of Azle, TX, Teri Lee (Tom) Kelly of Mattoon, IL and Dion (Alisha) Wise of Newton, IL...8 Grandchildren- Cody, TJ, Jessica, Sheene, Shareé, Chelsey, Carrie Ann and Rochelle...4 Great Grandchildren...1 Brother- Basil Bosworth, Jr....and 2 Sisters- Connie Sue “Susie” Clark and Nancy Jeffries

Dixie was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Melanie and 2 brothers Douglas Bosworth & Gary Bosworth.